Obituaries – July 1, 2008

Jay Grooms

Services for Mr. Grooms will be 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Tommy Baker officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Grooms, 44, of Hermitage, died Sunday, June 29, 2008. He was a resident at Palmyra Health Care, a graduate of Dupont High School and attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

He was preceded in death by parents, Jerry Mitchell and Charlene Elizabeth "Betsy" Lee Grooms; and grandparents, Edward and Charlene Elizabeth Lee and Arden and Zenobia Grooms. Survivors include: sister, Jennifer Faircloth of Mt. Juliet; nieces, Kayla and Savanna Bell and Hailey Faircloth; cousin, Beth Robinson; and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Cedarcroft Home Inc., P.O. Box 1266, Lebanon, 37088.

Dorothy "Dot" Johnson McKenney

Services for Mrs. McKenney are incomplete at this time.

Mrs. McKenney, 70, of Smith County, died Sunday, June 29, 2008.

She was preceded in death by parents, Jess and Irene Poston Johnson; husband, Kirby McKenney; and son, Jesse Allen McKenney. Survivors include: son, Timothy McKenney; granddaughter, Amanda McKenney; and great-granddaughter, Katie McKenney, all of Brush Creek.


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